The provision and maintenance of streetlights is an obligatory function of Bhubaneswar Municipal Corporation. With a view to provide sufficient and uniform light in city roads, markets, institutions and dense traffic junctions of the city, high mast towers are erected and made functional. There are 25000 nos. operational and maintained street light points within the city limits.
The Streetlight Lighting is decentralised in the regions and the streetlight department at the Head Quarters co-ordinates all this activities. The functions of the Streetlight Department can be summarised as stated below: